Caremerge, mobile and web solutions, revolutionizing communication and care coordination for senior care providers
Asif Khan, the Founder and CEO at Caremerge, a company that's bringing the world's first complete set of simple yet revolutionary communication and care coordination solutions, organizing healthcare teams, providers and families, with shared information around seniors and senior care joins eHealth Radio and the Healthcare and Technology Channels.
Can you tell us about what is Caremerge and what it is trying to accomplish in healthcare?
Why is Caremerge focused around senior care?
Who pays for the solution and how can families get their loved ones' care communicated and coordinated through Caremerge?
Why would senior care providers want to use Caremerge solutions?
How easy or difficult is the solution for the providers and families to use?
Asif Khan, the Founder and CEO at Caremerge has over 20 years of experience in Technology. Most of his experience (over 12 years) has been with GE, in leadership roles with increasing responsibilities at various GE businesses. Asif served about 8 years in various Senior and Global Product Marketing roles at GE Healthcare IT.
During his tenure at GE, Asif worked as an entrepreneurial catalyst driving positive change across various businesses. Before leaving GE Healthcare in late 2010, Asif was responsible for a portfolio of healthcare products generating $140 million annually with over 3000 customers (Hospitals and Health Systems) worldwide.
He founded Caremerge in late 2010, which focuses around solving communication and care coordination challenges facing senior care providers serving elderly population. Senior demographic (over age 65) has the most chronic illnesses, cost the most in healthcare and has the most number of providers involved in their care.
Caremerge brings the world's first complete set of simple yet revolutionary communication and care coordination solutions, organizing healthcare teams, providers and families, with shared information around seniors and senior care.
Asif holds a B.A. in Journalism & History and a B.Sc. in Computer Science. He earned his M.B.A. from Booth School of Business - University of Chicago, and is also a Six Sigma Black Belt.